Welcome to the Roberti Community House!

Encouraging the best in ourselves, our neighbors, our community.

The Roberti Community House (RCH) is a 501(c)3 non profit organization located at 919 8th Street in Waukegan, Illinois. The RCH is intended to be a gathering place, a safe haven, where neighbors of all ages can come together to develop and share their skills and talents and celebrate their successes.

We started one of our earliest programs, the Junior Green Youth Farm, by knocking on doors, introducing ourselves to families in the neighborhood, and inviting their children to help us farm the raised beds at the back of the house. We’re still trying to differentiate the plants from the weeds – but we’re getting much better! Learning together, growing together and supporting one another form the cornerstones of the community house.

We are steadily evolving – joined by new partners, introducing new programs and expanding others. For instance, one cooking class has now increased to three and our after-school programming has expanded to two afternoons a week and has led to a lending library as well as a summer reading program.

A dedicated and creative group of volunteers facilitate all of our programs. Their enormous talents have been a major factor in our success. As a non-profit organization our needs are many and we rely on the generous support of volunteers and donors. We’d love to have you join us – please drop by the community house, see our programs, and meet our neighbors!

In our current edition of The Scoop, read all about our adventures during the last few months!
Read The Scoop – Spring 2016

In addition, you can find pictures of our numerous activities on Facebook – we hope you’ll like us!

Roberti Community House added 14 new photos — with Helen Bond and MaryJane Brady.

Beautiful day for drumming with Helen Bond; Medusa's Musical Mysteries at The Roberti Communtiy House.
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Three Sisters Garden: Corn, Beans, Squash - A Native American tradition. According to Iroquois legend, corn, beans, and squash are three inseparable sisters who only grow and thrive together. We planted the 3 crops along the fence and noticed they are starting to grow. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Roberti Community House added 5 new photos.

Our first "Monday lunches" cooking was quite a hit. Always time to harvest prepare taste and ofcourse stretch. Come join us Mondays at The Roberti Community House 9-11 where we will feature and prepare a vegetable of the week.
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Roberti Community House added 6 new photos.

Thank you Carol Gildar for teaching us about water colors today. Watercolor painting is a creative outlet that allows for happy accidents that can turn out pretty cool.
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Nancy Ervin, Ellie Doyle and 6 others like this

Sue MelladoThat is great...and it looks like you had a fantastic turnout...xoxo

4 days ago
Avatar

Comment on Facebook

Building in our nutrition workshop, this month we focused on fats empahsizing good choices and poor choices. Discussions highlighted how too much fat can lead to weight gain and heart disease. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook